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British Police Say 6 People Killed In London Bridge Terrorist Attacks

People run down Borough High Street as military respond to what authorities are job an act of terrorism late Saturday on London Bridge.

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People run down Borough High Street as military respond to what authorities are job an act of terrorism late Saturday on London Bridge.

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Updated during 3:10 a.m. ET

London Metropolitan Police have reliable that 6 people were killed in militant attacks during London Bridge and Borough Market Saturday.

Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley pronounced in a matter on Twitter, “At this stage, we trust that 6 people have died in serve to a 3 enemy shot passed by police.”

On Saturday evening, military responded to a stage during London Bridge after a car plowed into pedestrians. According to The Associated Press, a outpost struck mixed people on a overpass in a hit-and-run incident, and “witnesses also reported observant people being stabbed by during slightest one man.”

Says a AP:

“Police contend a incidents occurred on a overpass and during Borough Market a brief stretch away.

“The force primarily pronounced they were also responding to a reported third incident, in a Vauxhall area of London. But they pronounced after that incited out to be an separate stabbing.”

Rowley pronounced armed officers responded fast and confronted 3 masculine suspects.

“The suspects were wearing what looked like bomb vests though these were after determined to be hoaxes,” he said.

Before they’d reliable any deaths, British military had retweeted a matter from a London Ambulance service, that pronounced in part, “We have taken during slightest 20 patients to 6 hospitals opposite London.” That series has now been updated to 48.

British Transport Police contend a BTP officer, who is among a injured, is approaching to survive.

Earlier, British Prime Minister Theresa May pronounced her thoughts were with those held adult in a “dreadful events.” Her bureau says she is being updated.

Late Saturday evening, a U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security released a matter saying, “At this time, we have no information to prove a specific, convincing apprehension hazard in a United States.”

The White House subsequently pronounced in a matter that President Trump called Prime Minister May to offer his condolences “for a heartless apprehension attacks”:

Armed military officers mount ensure on London Bridge in executive London. British military pronounced they were traffic with “incidents” on London Bridge and circuitously Borough Market in a heart of a British collateral Saturday.

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Armed military officers mount ensure on London Bridge in executive London. British military pronounced they were traffic with “incidents” on London Bridge and circuitously Borough Market in a heart of a British collateral Saturday.

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“He praised a drastic response of military and other initial responders and offering a full support of a United States Government in questioning and bringing those obliged for these iniquitous acts to justice.’

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NPR’s Frank Langfitt says that a overpass is sealed in both directions and that officials are seeking people to stay divided from a area.

Armed military also responded to reports of stabbings and shots dismissed during a circuitously eminent Borough Market, as good as to a separate stabbing in a Vauxhall district.

In response to these incidents, military have posted a shelter-in-place graphic to Twitter, revelation people in a areas to run or censor and to warning military when it is protected to do so.

Meanwhile, White House press secretary Sean Spicer tweeted, “National confidence group has briefed @POTUS on conditions during #LondonBridge and will continue to yield updates.”

Britain’s apprehension hazard was recently lowered from “critical,” that had been put in place after a bombing killed 22 people during an Ariana Grande unison final month in Manchester.

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